Born in Okayama (Japan) in 1961, Fuminori Tanada studied composition, harmonic writing and accompaniment with Yoshio Hachimura and Henriette Puig-Roget at the Tokyo Music and Arts National University under Yoshio Hachimura and Henriette Puig-Roget’s supervision. In 1984, he was admitted at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, where he won three 1st Prizes: composition, orchestration and accompaniment. Mr Tanada studied with Claude Ballif, Paul Méfano, Betsy Jolas, Serge Nigg, Jean Koerner and Solange Chiapparin, and he finished his academic studies with a Perfecting Cycle for composers at the Conservatoire.
He has been both composing and teaching ever since. Pianist of the Ensemble Itinéraire, he participates on numerous concerts and recordings. He became a music chamber teacher at the ESM in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté and at the CNSMDP since 2003.
He is currently working on a composition for the orchestra Les Siècles, for 2019-2020.
Fuminori Tanada’s work will be at the Format Raisins festival for this 6th edition, from the 5th to the 22th of July 2018!